The Next Best Day Ever – RÜ Oktoberfest (Essen)

When I hear the word Ruhr, my mind immediately is filled with grainy black and white video footage of allied bombing in WWII accompanied by the deep resonating voice of an unseen narrator. Smoke, rubble, bent steel, shattered windows, chimneys toppled into piles of bricks and ash. The word Ruhr itself is as much the antithesis to Bavaria … More The Next Best Day Ever – RÜ Oktoberfest (Essen)